‘It’s Not Comedy’: SNL Host Mocks Show; ‘Where’s The Balance Politically?’

SNL Host Mocks Show: 'Where's The Balance Politically?'

  • “Saturday Night Live” opened its season 48 premiere with “Top Gun: Maverick” star Miles Teller playing Peyton Manning commentating on (and mercilessly mocking) the cold open in a very self-aware cold open-within-a-cold-open – if that makes sense.
  • Teller said they would watch the first cold open sketch of the season to see what the cast and writers spent the “entire summer coming up with.”
  • “Oh, good a Trump sketch. Way to mix it up,” Teller said sarcastically as cast members acted out a scene set at Mar-a-Lago.
  • “I gotta mention, where’s the balance politically?” Teller complained a la a football critique after a cast member made a joke about explorer Christopher Columbus. “They’re making Trump-Columbus jokes, meanwhile Biden’s lost his damn marbles.”
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